Lumen is honoured to have an eminent Jury Panel for the 2016 competition. The members of the panel are:
Senior Curator in the Word and Image Department at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Recent exhibitions include Barbara Nessim (2013) and Digital Pioneers (2009/10). The V&A holds the UK's national archive of early digital art.
Curator for the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) Shanghai and has curated numerous shows, most recently "Animamix Biennale 2015-2016", as well as several projects for the museum's projects space "MoCA Pavilion".
Tessa Jackson OBE
UK-based gallery director, curator and arts consultant; founding Artistic Director of Artes Mundi, Wales' International Visual Art Exhibition & Prize and past CEO of Iniva, Institute of International Visual Arts, London.
Chair of the MFA Computer Art Department, Founding Chair, BFA Computer Art Department and Director of Computer Education, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY; widely-exhibited artist, author of Art of the Digital Age and Director of the New York Digital Salon.
Montreal-based executive producer of the National Film Board of Canada’s fabled Animation Studio and prize-winning filmmaker who co-founded the NFB’s flagship emerging filmmaker program, Hothouse, in 2002.